Malaysia reports first ASF outbreak

Malaysia reports first ASF outbreak

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First cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been detected in pigs in East Malaysia, prompting calls for urgent action to halt the spread of the disease.

After the first confirmation of African swine fever (ASF) in pigs, the veterinary authority in the Sabah region of Malaysia has been authorized to carry out the necessary measures to control the disease. The agriculture minister has granted approval for this action, reports Malay Mail.